Corps of Cadets cannon to fire
The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets will celebrate Corps Reunion on Friday and Saturday, Sept 13-14. Events will include a formal retreat ceremony to honor returning alumni.
The ceremonies begin at 4:45 p.m. Friday on Upper Quad. The regiment will be formed between Lane, Pearson, and New Cadet halls. The Color Guard will lower the flag, and the regimental band, the Highty-Tighties, will play. Skipper, the corps cannon, will fire once.
Everyone is welcome to watch the event. Those not in uniform should remove their hats and place their right hand over heart anytime the flag is raised or lowered or the National Anthem is played.
For more information, contact 540-231-8721.